Anxiety and Mindfulness

    Mindfulness helps us overcome anxiety.  We are anxious about the future and what is going to happen to us, to our loved ones, to our communities. We live in a fast-pace environment that have us react and behave in “auto-pilot” mode.  We worry about things that may never happen; then, our  racing thoughts…

A Look at How the Brain Rewires Itself, with Consistent Practice of Mindfulness

    These findings are exciting, Secular Mindfulness is scientific based, and not some magic booh-gah-booh. I want to share evidence that brain MRIs show  after an individual has participated in an 8 week Mindfulness Stress Reduction Based (MSBR) program.  Here are the findings: The pre-frontal cortex increases its size.  The part of the brain associated with higher…

Mindfulness and Compassion

Mindfulness is more than sharpening our attention, it increases compassion and kindness towards others and ourselves.